UAB’s Collat School of Business offers more than one path to success. Take it from these two.

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Carly Niswander and Helen Zhou outside of the UAB Collat School of Business. Photo via Bham Now

With a brand-new building and an award-winning program, the UAB Collat School of Business is one of the nation’s best resources for students looking to enter the business world. No matter where they start, the school prepares each and every student for success.

If you’re looking to get a step up in the world of business, make sure to apply to UAB Collat.

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Leap over to these Open Houses

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Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 21 open houses for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!

4454 VILLAGE GREEN WAY HOOVER,AL 35226 (RealtySouth)

Open House: THE PRESERVE 03/01 14:00-16:00
4454 VILLAGE GREEN WAY
HOOVER,AL 35226
3589 sq. ft.
4 bedrooms 3 full/1 half baths
$769900
For more info, contact Merry Leach at 205-266-5660 or email merryleach@realtysouth.com


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Apple CEO Tim Cook joins Birmingham civic leaders to launch “Ed Farm.” Here are the details.

Tim Cook. Photo by Nathan Watson for Bham Now

Apple CEO Tim Cook, along with Mayor Randall Woodfin and Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Lisa Herring, joined civic leaders throughout Birmingham to launch the Education Farm (Ed Farm)—a ground-breaking education initiative focused on innovative learning strategies.

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Don’t miss Pattie and Josephine: Waiting in Alabama, a one-act play at Vulcan Park & Museum on March 5

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The audience pays attention at Washington & Du Bois: Two Opinions, One Goal. Photo courtesy of Vulcan Park and Museum

In conjunction with their new women’s suffrage exhibit, Vulcan Park & Museum is hosting a one-act, two-person play about the struggle for equal voting rights in Alabama. The play kicks off on March 5 at 2PM and 6PM, so grab your tickets now before they sell out!

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5 unique ways you can help homeless people in Birmingham

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Volunteers serving a meal at Linn Park during Be a Blessing Day. Photo via Be a Blessing Birmingham’s Facebook page

If you’re looking for a volunteer activity, why not consider these unique ways to help the homeless in Birmingham? Some take a few minutes to drop off donations and others are more involved. There’s also a large event providing free services for 500+ people at Boutwell Saturday, Feb. 29, from 7AM-4PM that could use some volunteers. Keep reading for all the details.

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Alabama medical marijuana bill advances to the Senate. What it proposes.

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Four years ago Alabama residents stood outside of the statehouse to support the legalization of medical marijuana. Photo via AP News.

Alabama could be the 34th state to legalize the use of medical marijuana. A proposed bill just passed in the Senate Judiciary Committee and now moves on to the Senate. Find out what it means for Alabama and Birmingham.

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Mark’s Outdoors celebrates 40 years of sports and outdoors in Birmingham

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Mark Jr. is the third generation of Whitlocks to work at Mark’s Outdoors. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to visit a shop in Mayberry from The Andy Griffith Show, Mark’s Outdoors is about as close as you can get. Since 1980, the family-owned Mark’s Outdoors has made regulars and new-comers alike feel welcome. Now, 40 years later, Mark’s is celebrating their history and looking forward to the next chapter in their story. See what makes them so special.

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7 new-ish things you need to know about in Lakeview

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Sunset from Mayawell Bar’s rooftop. Photo via Maywell Bar’s Facebook page

Lakeview is already one of Birmingham’s hottest districts, but it’s about to get even hotter. With a ton of recent and upcoming restaurants, bars, apartments, construction projects and more, you definitely need to keep your eye on Lakeview. 

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Four Birmingham restaurants and bars named James Beard Award Semifinalists, including Chez Fonfon

If someone made me food like that, I’d nominate them for a James Beard Award too. Photo via Chez Fonfon on Facebook

The James Beard Award Foundation just announced their 2020 Semifinalists, and four Birmingham & Homewood restaurants, bars and chefs have made the cut. Here’s who!

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3 ways to shop Pantone’s 2020 color of the year right here in Birmingham

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La-Z-Boy’s ahead of the trend—Their iconic blue looks just like the color of the year! Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

Got the winter blues, Birmingham? Make the most of it with Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year, Classic Blue. Here’s what to know about the color of the year, plus how to shop the trend locally in Birmingham.

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